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Who offers what and where - Special needs schools

PUBLISHED : Monday, 25 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 25 June, 2012, 12:00am

Special needs schools


2/F, 17B Ventris Road, Happy Valley

Tel: 2526 3061

E-mail: info@apschool.edu.hk

Website: www.apschool.edu.hk

Year groups: P1-6 Number of students: 72 Accreditation: Applied Behavior Analysis Association membership: None Year founded: 2007 Curriculum: Autism-specific with applied behaviour analysis in 1:2 teacher-student ratio. Subjects include communication and language, social and play skills, behaviour and emotional regulation, general subjects Medium: English, Cantonese Special programmes: Individual therapy, parent training, home visits, interest classes Number of teachers: 23 Average class size: 8 Extra-curricular activities: Yoga, dance, swimming, sports, birthday party tolerance programmes, films Fees: HK$18,500/month; 2 months' refundable deposit; application HK$1,500


7/F, 633 King's Road, Quarry Bay

Tel: 2526 3812

E-mail: info@autismpartnershiphk.com

Website: www.autismpartnership.com.hk

Year groups: 15 months and above Accreditation: Applied Behavior Analysis Association membership: None Year founded: 1999 Curriculum: Helps acquire new skills, curb unwanted behaviours and achieve better quality of life through Applied Behavior Analysis, the most widely recognised and scientifically proven treatment for autism Medium: English, Cantonese Special programmes: Individual therapy, jump-start programmes, home sessions, school shadowing, social groups, parent training, boot camps, expert seminars Number of staff: 80


Room J, 3/F, San Wui Commercial Society School, 1 Kui In Fong, Sheung Wan

Tel: 2854 9115

E-mail: info@hkjunior.org

Website: www.hkjunior.org

Year groups: 5-14 Number of students: 12 Accreditation: Declined to provide Association membership: Autism Children Foundation Year founded: 2008 Curriculum: Literacy, numeracy, science, personal, social and health education, studies, educational visits Medium: English Special programmes: Brain gym, music therapy, social and language skill clubs Number of teachers, therapists: 7 Class size: 8 Extra-curricular activities: Sports Fees: HK$15,000/month, supported by Autism Children Foundation


2B Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin

Tel: 2761 9893

E-mail: office@jcsrs.esf.edu.hk

Website: www.jcsrs.edu.hk

Year groups: 5-19 Number of students: 60 Accreditation: Asdan programme Association membership: English Schools Foundation Year founded: 1985 Curriculum: Individualised programmes to foster students' learning and development. Thematic approach for primary students, Asdan programme for secondary. Both activity-based to promote the development of literacy, numeracy, personal and social education, ICT, vocational skills. Emphasis on integrating therapeutic and educational provision including the use of a sensory curriculum Medium: English Special programmes: Education for pupils with severe learning difficulties and complex needs Number of teachers: 10 Average class size: 1:8 teacher-pupil ratio Extra-curricular activities: Swimming, hiking, trampolining, wall climbing, cycling, music, dancing Fees: Primary HK$63,000; Y7-11 HK$95,100; Y12-13 HK$97,100; refundable deposit HK$10,000 (primary), HK$16,000 (secondary); capital levy HK$25,000 (refundable)


2/F Block A, 122 Pokfulam Road, Pok Fu Lam

Tel: 2813 4508

E-mail: info@springboardhk.org

Website: www.springboardhk.org

Year groups: 5-16 Number of students: 16 Accreditation: Asdan Association membership: Hong Kong Council of Social Services Growing Together Year founded: 1994 Curriculum: British Medium: English Special programmes: Enrichment programme enables students to learn and refine social skills outside of school setting, practise life skills and receive other therapeutic interventions Number of teachers: 3 Average class size: 6-10; teacher-student ratio 1:3 Extra-curricular activities: Youth club for 12-18 years old Fees: Youth club HK$2,000/10 sessions; middle school HK$5,750; application HK$1,000


Matilda International Hospital, 41 Mount Kellett Road, The Peak

Tel: 2849 6138

Tang Shiu Kin Hospital, G/F Community Ambulatory Care Centre, 282 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai

Tel: 3553-3160

E-mail: info@cdchk.org

Website: www.cdchk.org

Year groups: Up to age 6 Number of students: 150 Accreditation: Asdan Association membership: Growing Together Year founded: 1976 Curriculum: British Medium: English, Cantonese Special programmes: Evidence-based intervention for children with special needs Number of teachers: 4 Average class size: 8-10; staff-student ratio 1:3 Extra-curricular activities: Therapeutic interventions including speech occupational physiotherapy and educational assessments Fees: HK$650-HK$6,200; one month's deposit based on programme; application HK$650


2/F Kennedy Town Centre, 23 Belcher's Street, Kennedy Town

Tel: 2812 2144

E-mail: info@tcihk.org

Website: www.tcihk.org

Year groups: 3-12 Number of students: 14 Accreditation: IRD charitable organisation Association membership: Association of Professional Behavior Analysts, Association of Behavior Analysis International Hong Kong, Association for Behavior Analysis. Partner with Harbour School Year founded: 2003 Curriculum: Individualised one-to-one special instruction with some group instruction format. Applied behaviour analysis and verbal behaviour analysis. Multiple subjects in inclusive classes at Harbour School Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Inclusive special education at Harbour School Number of teachers: 3 Average class size: One-to-one instruction Extra-curricular activities: Music, art, PE, class trips, after-school programmes Fees: HK$25,300/month


LG/F Sai Ying Pun Community Complex, 2 High Street, Sai Ying Pun

Integrated Life Skills Centre: 15/F Block F Senior Staff Quarters, Pamela Youde-Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan

Tel: 2813 4550

E-mail: info@nesbittcentre.org.hk

Website: www.nesbittcentre.org.hk

Year groups: Post-16 Number of students: 40 Accreditation: Declined to provide Association membership: Asdan Year founded: 1993 Curriculum: Functional and tailored programme exclusively designed for post-16 international adults with learning disabilities, focuses on outcome-oriented functional skills and a successful transition to adult life. Development of the skills required and activities necessary to help individuals to live as independently as possible as adult members of the community and care and advocate for themselves Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Mandel music scholarship, LCCI, Asdan Number of teachers: Declined to provide Average class size: 4-8 Extra-curricular activities: Sports, dance, sailing Fees: HK$8,000-HK$14,000


Hong Kong: G/F East Wing, 12 Borrett Road, Mid-Levels

Tel: 2521 7364

Jordan: 4 Jordan Road

Tel: 2377 9666

E-mail: info@watchdog.org.hk

Website: www.watchdog.org.hk

Year groups: Up to 6 Number of students: 200 Accreditation: None Association membership: Growing Together Year founded: 1983 Curriculum: Intensive and well-rounded early intervention and therapy including specialist teaching (individual and group), speech therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, music therapy. Various approaches and curriculums including AEPS and Macquarie programmes Medium: English Special programmes: Sensory integration therapeutic listening, craniosacral therapy Number of teachers: 5 Average class size: 6 Extra-curricular activities: Self-financing programme during weekdays and Saturdays including individual therapy groups Fees: Government-subsidised programme HK$550/month; self-financing preschool programme HK$2,500-HK$4,000/month


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